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Rick Brand

Rick Brand is a longtime Newsday reporter who writes about politics and government on Long Island.

Rick Brand 5:00 AM Cullinane squeaks in as Assembly candidate Republican Shawn Cullinane last week became the very last contender to join the scrum of
Rick Brand 8/29/16 Minieri: I was unaware of comp time practices Suffolk’s former commissioner of economic development and planning said she was unaware of comp time
Rick Brand 8/28/16 Schaffer asks lawmaker to help register voters Richard Schaffer, Suffolk Democratic chairman, after giving Assemb. Kimberly Jean-Pierre $7,384 in party wages since
Rick Brand 8/28/16 Sources: Irizarry resigning as SCC trustee Dafny Irizarry, the sometimes controversial former chairwoman of the Suffolk Community College board of trustees,
Rick Brand 8/24/16 Judge rejects GOP fraud claims in Suozzi case State Supreme Court Justice James McCormack has dismissed Republican claims that Democratic congressional candidate Tom